Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA)

Cleveland, OH

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Cleveland Institute of Art

Cleveland Institute of Art

Cleveland Institute of Art Student Essentials

Cleveland Institute of Art Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.cia.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $35,145
Out-of-State Tuition: $35,145
Retention Rate: 79%
Enrollment: 549
Year Established: 1882

About CIA

Since 1882, the Cleveland Institute of Art has established a reputation as one of the United States’ most highly regarded art schools. With excellent facilities and a student-to-faculty ratio under 10:1, CIA provides individualized instruction in a nurturing creative environment.

The Cleveland Institute of Art offers academics in a variety of subjects, including:

*Craft and Material Culture
*Design
*Integrated Media
*Visual Arts and Technologies

About 20 majors are available altogether. In addition to more traditional concentrations like Painting, Sculpture and Graphic Design, CIA offers unusual majors like Game Design and Biomedical Art.

All of these academic programs lead to a bachelor of fine arts degree. The curriculum is based on creative development and studio work, but CIA’s academics are grounded in the liberal arts.

Admissions requirements for CIA include an application and fee, official transcripts and test scores, a personal statement and a letter of recommendation. As a conservatory, the school also requires a portfolio, which can be submitted in CD or DVD format.

The Cleveland Institute of Art offers several financial aid opportunities. In addition to federal grants and loans, various institutional scholarships are available. Some of these scholarships, such as the portfolio awards, are given automatically to outstanding incoming freshmen.

CIA Map & Location

Cleveland Institute of Art
11141 East Blvd
Cleveland, OH 44106


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Getting Around CIA

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Transit

Good transit. This area has adequate public transportation.

7/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Cleveland, OH

Winter
Dec
38
26
Jan
34
22
Feb
38
24
Spring
Mar
47
30
Apr
59
40
May
70
50
Summer
Jun
79
60
Jul
83
64
Aug
81
63
Fall
Sep
74
56
Oct
62
45
Nov
51
37

CIA Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 549
Freshman Class 138
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 549

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 3%
  • African American: 11%
  • Caucasian: 79%
  • Asian: 4%
  • Unknown and Other: 3%
Latino 3%
African American 11%
Caucasian 79%
Asian 4%
Unknown and Other 3%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 65%
Men 35%
International 3%
Domestic 97%

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